Approximately 7208 people benefit from the Community Water Supply projects implemented by SADC-GMI in Madimba and Kimpangu – DRC

Approximately 7208 people benefit from the Community Water Supply projects implemented by SADC-GMI in Madimba and Kimpangu – DRC depicts drilling of the borehole at Madimba Project area. This water resource from underground signifies improved livelihoods for the community Access to clean water is still an acute challenge for Madimba and Kimpangu communities in the…

SADC-GMI Completes the Groundwater Monitoring Project in the Greater Harare, Zimbabwe Area

3 August 2021 | SADC-GMISADC-GMI Completes the Groundwater Monitoring Project in the Greater Harare, Zimbabwe Area600 families benefit from three production boreholes Figure 1 – Southlands community fetching water at the newly installed production borehole. Groundwater is a finite resource. Greater Harare in Zimbabwe is highly dependent on groundwater with 28 000 registered boreholes and…

Expansion of National Groundwater Monitoring Network Project in Lesotho

30 July 2021 | SADC-GMIExpansion of National Groundwater Monitoring Network Project in Lesotho Figure 1: Site Meeting with representatives from Department of Water Affairs (DWA), SADC GMI and the Contractor at Ox Bow in Botha Bothe District during drilling of the 14th Boreholes. In the SADC region, groundwater resources are generally vital for drinking water…

SADC-GMI implements the Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems (GDEs) and Biodiversity in the Khakea/Bray Transboundary Aquifer

18 March 2021 | SADC-GMISADC-GMI implements the Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems (GDEs) and Biodiversity in the Khakea/Bray Transboundary Aquifer Farai Dondofema Fyke net sampling fish populations (Photo taken by H. Dovorogwa) Groundwater plays an important role in sustaining below-ground and above-ground aquatic ecosystems. However, there is limited data that demonstrates the relationship between groundwater and Groundwater…

SADC-GMI and Government of Eswatini transform lives of the communities through Groundwater Monitoring project

22 February 2021 | SADC-GMISADC-GMI and Government of Eswatini transform lives of the communities through Groundwater Monitoring project St Paul Primary School, one of the local institutions who benefited from the project. Seen on the picture is Solar Panel and a water point for the school. The SADC Groundwater Management Institute (SADC-GMI) in collaboration with…

Woman Engineer paves the way for groundwater access in Chongwe District, Zambia

Woman Engineer paves the way for groundwater access in Chongwe District, Zambia Eng. Beatrice Kanyamuna-Pole, Senior Hydrogeologist, in the Department of Water Resource Development, Zambia shares her journey as a woman contributing to the water sector. She speaks about her experiences as the only woman engineer in the field in the Groundwater Mapping and Wellfield…

Providing Access to Groundwater to the Chongwe Community: A Pilot Project in Zambia

21 July 2020 | SADC-GMIProviding Access to Groundwater to the Chongwe Community: A Pilot Project in Zambia COVID-19 has set new rules for us—regular handwashing, wearing of masks, and frequent sanitization. All these have become the ‘new normal’ as we embrace physical distancing with the hope of preventing infections and protecting human health. During this…